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The rock that fell to Earth
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One of the Black Lives Matter movement’s most prominent voices is 31-year-old DeRay Mckesson. With his now-iconic blue vest, Mckesson, now the interim chief of Human Capital for Baltimore City Public Schools, has balanced using his platform online and off in order to draw attention to matters such as public safety and law enforcement reform.
Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, believes games in 2021 will be more diverse, more accessible, and simply more inescapable. Your smartphone and your game console will help you play with friends and strangers across the globe, but so might your virtual reality headset, your augmented reality glasses, or just the screen on your smart fridge.
While some predict mass unemployment or all-out war between humans and artificial intelligence, others foresee a less bleak future.